The Anti-Gala Foundation Party 2017

May 23, 2017 | Highlights

The inaugural Anti-Gala was the first charity event of its kind in Singapore. Aiming to subvert the typical charity gala, which often leads to more investments in opulence than the objects of charity, the Anti-Gala is a party like no other.

In its first edition, we raised more than $100,000 through tickets, donations and a silent auction.

The silent auction featured beautiful local works like “Chanting: Rosary 2015” by sculptor Kumari Nahappan. A piece titled “Family” by Singaporean painter ‘Outsider’ (Eric Leong) was successfully auctioned as a donation to the Assumption Pathway School, which caters for special needs students.

Guests were also entertained by music artists we support like Charlie Lim, Linying and Soprano Christina The.


New Release Round-Up – 13th November 2020 by PRESTO CLASSICAL

Made at Abbey Road last year in the presence of the composer, this is the world premiere recording of Martynov’s Utopia Symphony, which began life in 2005 as Singapore: A Geopolitical Utopia and sets text adapted from passages of the Tao Te Ching; the orchestra have history with the Russian composer’s music, having premiered his Dante-inspired opera-oratorio Vita Nuova in 2009.

A Utopia Reimagined by Pauline Wong

An interview with Michael Tay, Founder of the Foundation for The Arts and Social Enterprise published by The Edge Singapore. Michael speaks about the UTOPIA Symphony – The Foundation’s flagship initiative to kickstart a future where the arts and business go hand-in-hand.